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International award for hearing loss 'brain training' research paper

International award for hearing loss 'brain training' research paper

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A Nottingham study that demonstrated how training the brain could be used to improve listening and cognition in people with hearing loss is to receive international recognition.
Mobile phone app to identify premature babies in the developing world

Mobile phone app to identify premature babies in the developing world

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A mobile phone app that will identify babies born prematurely in the developing world is being developed by researchers at The University of Nottingham.
Giant step towards the quantum revolution

Giant step towards the quantum revolution

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Physicist wins 1.35m Euro grant from ERC to look for quantum matter in unexpected places.
Cell manipulation could lead to the better treatment of disease

Cell manipulation could lead to the better treatment of disease

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A new laboratory tool which will allow scientists to build and move microscopic cells could lead to the development of better treatments for disease.
Pollution is driving force behind growth of nuisance algal scums, study finds

Pollution is driving force behind growth of nuisance algal scums, study finds

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Potentially toxic microbes which pose a threat to our drinking water have undergone a dramatic population explosion over the last 200 years as a result of pollution, research involving experts from The University of Nottingham has found.
A new bright light source to speed up cancer diagnosis

A new bright light source to speed up cancer diagnosis

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A new finding in engineering could signal a breakthrough in the treatment of cancer by speeding up the detection of cancerous cells.
Gearing up to tackle dementia

Gearing up to tackle dementia

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A team of volunteers from The University of Nottingham are once again getting on their bikes to raise money for charity.
Joining forces with the British Library to offer a free online course

Joining forces with the British Library to offer a free online course

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The University of Nottingham and the British Library have joined forces to create a free online course looking at how propaganda and ideology fit in to everyday life.
Preserving fertility among young cancer patients

Preserving fertility among young cancer patients

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Pioneering expert in oncofertility to give public lecture at the University's Sutton Bonington Campus.
Focusing on the success of others can make us selfish

Focusing on the success of others can make us selfish

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Focusing on the success of others can make us selfish. New research suggests that successful cooperation in groups depends on how people gather information about their peers, and how they base their cooperative decisions on it. The broader implication of this research is that the type of information we use to make our decisions can affect our social decision making.
Light sensitive proteins could one day help mend our broken hearts

Light sensitive proteins could one day help mend our broken hearts

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Stem cell therapy could one day improve our chances of mending a broken heart but scientists have to get new cells to beat in time with the rest of the heart.
New tools to breed cereal crops that survive flooding

New tools to breed cereal crops that survive flooding

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Crop scientists have identified the mechanism used by plants in stress conditions to sense low oxygen levels and used advanced breeding techniques to reduce yield loss in barley in water-logged conditions.
National accreditation for Nottingham

National accreditation for Nottingham

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A number of Schools in the Faculty of Social Science have been awarded a national affiliate status
The grandest views: exploring a unique Victorian 3-D model of the Lakes

The grandest views: exploring a unique Victorian 3-D model of the Lakes

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A unique 'mathematically accurate' 3-D model of the Lake District which would have offered Victorian tourists their first bird's eye view of the region is being explored as part of a University of Nottingham research project.
Study sheds new light on aggressive cancer in children

Study sheds new light on aggressive cancer in children

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A new study involving researchers at The University of Nottingham has revealed how children with an aggressive cancer predisposition syndrome experience a never before seen flood of mutations in their disease in just six months.
New manufacturing centre set to put Nottingham back on the world manufacturing map

New manufacturing centre set to put Nottingham back on the world manufacturing map

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The University has been awarded £5m to help create a new state-of-the-art centre for manufacturing at the University of Nottingham Innovation Park.
Nottingham academic scoops top book prize

Nottingham academic scoops top book prize

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A book co-written by a Nottingham academic has won the prestigious Political Book of the Year award in the Paddypower Political Book Awards 2015.
Public perception of man-made climate change is at a 10-year high

Public perception of man-made climate change is at a 10-year high

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The British public's belief in the reality of climate change and its human causes rose last year following the winter floods, and is now at its highest since 2005, according to a new study.
New research compares inequalities in UK's child safeguarding systems

New research compares inequalities in UK's child safeguarding systems

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Researchers at The University of Nottingham are involved in a major new research project to study inequalities in child welfare systems across the UK.
Picture this - biosecurity seen from the inside

Picture this - biosecurity seen from the inside

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Scientists get an insider's view of plants under attack - in real time.
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